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  • S. Sabatelli, P. Audisio, G. Antonini, E. Solano, A. Martinoli and M. Trizzino 2016. Molecular ecology and phylogenetics of the water beetle genus Ochthebius revealed multiple independent shifts to marine rockpools lifestyle. Zoologica Scripta, 45(2): 175-186.
  • T. Clayhills, P. Audisio, A. R. Cline, E.Mancini, M. Trizzino, Simone Sabatelli 2016. Unraveling cryptic species diversity in an aposematic sap beetle genus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Cryptarchinae) from northern Europe. Insect Sytematics and Evolution, 10.1163/1876312X-47022137
  • M. Trizzino, F. Bisi, L. Maiorano, A. Martinoli, M. Petitta, D.G. Preatoni and P. Audisio 2015. Mapping biodiversity hotspots and conservation priorities for the Euro-Mediterranean headwater ecosystems, as inferred from diversity and distribution of a water beetle lineage. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24(1): 149–160.
  • P. Audisio, A.R. Cline, E. Solano, E. Mancini, F. Lamanna, G. Antonini and M. Trizzino. 2014A peculiar new genus and species of pollen-beetle (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae) from eastern Africa, with a molecular phylogeny of related Meligethinae taxa. Systematics and Biodiversity, 12(1): 77–91.
  • M. Trizzino, F. Bisi, C. Morelli, D. Preatoni, L. A. Wauters and A. Martinoli. 2014. Spatial niche partitioning of two saproxylic sibling species (Coleoptera, Cetoniidae, genus Gnorimus). Insect Conservation and Diversity, 7: 223–231.
  • M. Trizzino, M. Jäch, P. Audisio, R. Alonso and I. Ribera, 2013. A molecular phylogeny of the cosmopolitan hyperdiverse genus Hydraena Kugelann (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae). Systematic Entomology, 38: 192–208.
  • M. Trizzino, L. Carnevali, S. De Felici and P. Audisio, 2013. A revision of the Hydraena species of the “Haenydra” lineage. Zootaxa 3607 (1): 1–173.
  • M. Trizzino, L. F. Valladares , J. Garrido and P. Audisio, 2012. Morphological reply to a DNA call: a new cryptic species of Hydraena from western Europe, with a complete overview of the H. gracilis complex (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae, ”Haenydra“ lineage). Journal of Natural History 46: 1065–1078.
  • A. De Biase, G. Antonini, E. Mancini, M. Trizzino, A. Cline and P. Audisio, 2012. Discordant patterns in the genetic, ecological, and morphological diversification of a recently radiated phytophagous beetle clade (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Meligethinae). Rendiconti dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei: 23(2): 207–215.
  •  M. Trizzino, P. Audisio, G. Antonini, E. Mancini and I. Ribera, 2011. Molecular phylogeny and diversification of the “Haenydra lineage” (Hydraenidae, genus Hydraena), a north-Mediterranean endemic-rich group of rheophilic Coleoptera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 772–783.
  • M. Trizzino,P. Audisio, M. Jäch and I. Ribera, 2011. Molecular and morphological data confirm two new species of Hydraena s.str. of the H. emarginata-saga complex (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae). Zootaxa 2760: 29–38.
  • G. Antonini, P. Audisio, E. Mancini, A. De Biase, C. Tronci, G. Rossetti and M. Trizzino, 2010. Molecular phylogeography of two Italian sibling species of Calobius (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae, Ochthebiinae) inhabiting Mediterranean marine rock-pools. Marine Biology 157: 371-381.
  • M. Trizzino, P. Audisio, G. Antonini, A. De Biase , E. Mancini, 2009. Comparative analysis of sequence and secondary structure of the rRNA internal transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2) in pollen-beetles of the subfamily Meligethinae (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae): potential use of slippage-derived sequences in molecular systematics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51: 215-226.
  • P. Audisio, M. Trizzino, E. Mancini, A. Kirk-Spriggs and A. De Biase, 2009. Molecular biogeography of the Mediterranean-Southern African disjunctions: the pollen beetles of the Meligethes planiusculus species-complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Biogeographia vol. XXIX: 45–65.
  • Audisio P., Brustel H., Carpaneto G.M., Coletti G., Mancini E., Trizzino M., Antonini G., & De Biase A., 2009. Data on molecular taxonomy and genetic diversification of the European Hermit beetles, a species-complex of endangered insects (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae, Osmoderma). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 47 (1): 88-95.



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